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Farmworkers and Laborers

Cleverdon Farms, Inc.

Foley, AL

$11.81 per hour


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Job Description

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Workers must follow direction from the supervisor in charge. General Labor: Tree limb and weed removal, putting out pine straw, picking up scrap sod from fields with the following hand tools: pitchforks, shovels, and rakes. Sod/Turfgrass Harvesting: Assisting the Sod Harvesting Manager with performing a second level of quality control. Sod/Turfgrass Rolling: Some sod is harvested in big rolls. To roll the sod, farm laborers operate a tractor at a speed of about 3 mph, while pulling a big roll harvester. Sod/Turfgrass Stacking (by hand): Hand stacking sod on back of the tractor. On days when there are large orders or the mechanical sod stacker breaks down, manual sod stackers are used. Taking sod slabs from a harvesting machine and manually stacking them on a pallet. Sod/Turfgrass Loading (by hand): Most sod is harvested by machine and stacked on a pallet in the field. Some customers come out of the field and farm laborers take individual pieces of sod off the pallet and stack it on or in the customers vehicle. Mini rolls of sod weigh about 30-40 pounds each. Must be able to transfer 54 mini rolls of sod by hand from a pallet. Forklift Operation: Forklift is used to lay empty pallets on the sod stacking machine, staging full pallets from the stacking line and loading sod pallets onto delivery trucks and customer trailers in a safe and professional manner. Collecting harvested 42” by 80’ big rolls, staging them for truck loading, and loading bid rolls on the delivery trucks. Minor mechanical work associated with all jobs. Safety training for use of farm equipment and tractors will be provided, if necessary. May transport fellow workers to fields and grocery store.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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Job Requirements

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Must be 18 years or older. Laborers must have three (3) months experience in planting and harvesting Sod/Turfgrass and operating tractors. A valid drivers license required to transport workers to fields and grocery store. Laborers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and to communicate with supervisor when needed. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. Due to the nature of the business and equipment used, repetitive movement such as pushing, pulling, sitting, walking, stooping, bending (from waist), and lifting, while performing required job duties, laborers must be fit. Lifting requirement may have a range of 5-40lbs. The ability of an employee to safely operate machinery will be left to the discretion of management.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Cleverdon Farms, Inc.
Foley , AL 36535
Telephone Number:


15250 George Younce Road, Foley, AL 36535

Job Order Details

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